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Wednesday 18 November

When I arrived there was a big gathering of Green Peace WFF and Environmental network among others. They were presenting the save our ocean petition that asks Parliament to stop trawling our ocean. It has been signed by 50.000 New … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 11

Today was intense with a lot of visitors and other action groups.Sue kicked off at 11, Francesca joined her soon after plus Caz and Violet were there too. Members of #FreeAssangeNZ were there for a couple of hours. They had … Continue reading

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Wednesday Nov 4 2020

It was an interesting morning. Had discussion with a whole lot of schoolkids from Pahiatua by Palmerston North, a beef and lamb farmer and other members of the public. Made another sign in situ. Mick, Yoyo and Violet came to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Vigils: Francesca

This is the first day after the election to continue our climate change vigil on Parliament lawn.We decided to continue once a week on Wednesday to remind politicians and Jacinda in particular of her promise to declare a Climate Emergency … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 97

Mental Health on Parliament’s Lawn I’ve been back on the lawn now for 5 days and haven’t done any blogs or social media posts. I’ve enjoyed very much my partner Julie and our 4 year old daughter Hana being with … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 84

David has committed to returning on the 5th of October to carry the vigil through to the 2020 Election. In the meantime the locals are keeping the vigil. I was there for the week: the picture you see there was … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 82

E Tū for Future and Fridays for Future were joined at Parliament today by:•Extinction Rebellion (XR) roadshow•XR Toddlers (my personal favourite)•James Shaw (briefly)•Jessica Hammond (TOP candidate for Õhāriu) I estimate about 80 people altogether gathered with us today. It was … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 81

I moved to temporarily facing parliament this morning to allow TOP to announce their climate change policy in front of King Dick. I think this is the first time in our 81 day vigil that our signage faced Parliament! I … Continue reading

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Vigil Day 80

It is a wet and windy day today after a sunny (and windy) day yesterday. It is great to be back occupying the foot of King Dick’s monument. It was especially a privilege to spend yesterday with Rick, his 20th … Continue reading

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E Tū vigil, day 78. Rick’s hunger strike day 19

Tomorrow I am an eating person again. That is so exciting. I feel great appreciation for the fact of food. For the privilege of eating food. And I don’t want to be sentimental or seen as sentimental – (I can’t … Continue reading

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